Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
Catching up with the interns
Digital Intern Ellie introduces the new team of interns and tells us what they are getting up to at our HQ.
Kevin Lueshing: It took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story
Even though I was a British champion boxer - tough and ruthless - it took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story.
Give children and families in debt space to breathe
2.4 million children are in families who have fallen behind on their debts and need the protection of a legally binding breathing space scheme to protect them from bailiff visits, enforcement action and rising fees and charges
Video: Why I volunteer
Three different volunteers explain why they volunteer in one of our young peoples' services.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.